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2016 Spring Leadership Meeting 

tODAY! aGENDA CALL 
    
  

Join us for a brainstorming conference call to discuss agenda topics today,  Wednesday Feb. 10, at 3:00-4:00 PM ET .

Dial-in information for participants:
Access Number:  1-218-895-7963
Passcode:  2016#

Houston, Texas 

Thursday, March 17, and Friday, March 18

The World Affairs Councils of America is delighted to invite Member Council executives, staff, and board members to the 2016 
Spring Leadership Meeting . As those of you who have attended past meetings in Atlanta, San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Denver know, the program provides a unique, concentrated opportunity to network with fellow Council leaders and discuss best practices, covered in a variety of workshops.

The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston will host this year's meeting, starting with a Welcome Reception on Thursday evening, March 17, at the home of Dr. Stephen Kramer, CEO of Fabre-Kramer Pharmaceuticals and a Houston Council board member. A guest speaker on the global oil market will be announced soon.  



SPRING LEADERSHIP WELCOME RECEPTION
WHEN 
Thursday, March 17

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
 
WHERE 
Home of Dr. Stephen Kramer
119 Carnarvon Drive
Houston, TX 77024

Speaker: TBD
 
SPRING LEADERSHIP MEETING 
WHEN 
Friday, March 18

8:30 AM-3:00 PM  (tentative) 
 
WHERE 
Hilton Houston Post Oak
San Felipe Room
2001 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, TX 77024
Agenda TBD 

OpTIONAL: 2016 Houston Livestock Show & RODEo
WHEN 
Friday, March 18

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
WHERE 
NRG Center
Three NRG Park
Houston, TX 77054

COST

$50.00 per person
Price includes Reception, Leadership Meeting program & lunch 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS at HILTON HOUSTON POST OAK
A room block has been arranged for Council participants at $169 plus tax per night (complimentary breakfast and high-speed Internet included) at the Hilton Houston Post Oak, 2001 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77024.

Reserve your rooms at the WAC Greater Houston/WACA hotel website here. The group code "WAC" is provided.

Be sure to register and reserve your rooms early. And please share with the WACA National Office your thoughts on agenda topics. E-mail your suggestions to Lian Esehaki at lesehaki@worldaffairscouncils.org.
THURSDAY: Cover to Cover Author Series 

February's Cover to Cover  will feature  innovation expert  Alec Ross  on his new book  The Industries of the Future,   on Thursday,  February 11, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET.  




Ross served for four years as Senior Adviser for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He is currently a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins University and serves as an adviser to investors, corporations, and government leaders.




Dial-in information for participants:
Please dial in shortly before 2:00 PM ET, as the prompts can take a minute or two:
Access Number:  1-218-895-7963
Passcode:  2016#


COUNCIL LEADERS: Please share this opportunity with your members and supporters as a free benefit!

The World Affairs Councils of America 

1200 18th St., NW, Suite 902, Washington, DC 20036

Phone (202) 833-4557  Fax (202) 833-4555

Email waca@worldaffairscouncils.org Website www.worldaffairscouncils.org